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A birdseye view of the City of Nanaimo.  Originally designed by an engineer in England who hadn't even visited the area.

From the Nanaimo Museum's Photo Collection-Four young people preparing for a theatre performance
 
Press Releases

2013
06/21/13  Summer Childern's Activities - June 2013
06/07/13
  Heritage Home Walking Tours - June 2013
06/05/13  Art Deco Fashion Lecture - June 2013
05/23/13  Go! Island - Art Deco Fashion Feature (Video) - May 2013 
05/01/13  Feature Exhibit: Art Deco Fashions - May 2013
03/15/13  Go! Island - My Father and the Man in Black (Video) - March 2013
03/04/13  Wally Buono Award - March 2013
03/04/13  Spring Break Programs - March 2013
02/12/13 
Heritage Week - Feb 2013
01/30/13  Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal - Jan 2013
01/09/13  Lunar New Year Celebration -
Feb 2013
01/09/13  Feature Exhibit: In Tents - How we Camped - Jan 2013

2012
12/02/12  December at the Museum - Dec 2012

11/22/12  Sports Hall of Fame Special Award Announcement - Nov 2012
09/04/12  Sports Hall of Fame Induction Cermeony - Sep 2012
08/23/12  Feature Exhibit: Spirit of Life Fibre-Art Exhibition - Sep 2012
07/17/12  Live Video Chat with Astronaut Jeremy Hansen - Aug 2012
06/13/12  Noel Brown Hallway Exhibit - June 2012
06/01/12  To the Moon: Snoopy Soars with NASA
05/01/12  Bastion Opening - May 2012
04/20/12  1887 Mine Explosion Commemoration
02/14/12  Woman of the Year Display - March 2012
02/14/12  Literary Luminaries Event - Feb 25
02/14/12  Sports Hall of Fame - Call for Nominations
01/31/12  Our Feathered Friends - Public Programs
01/17/12  Our Feathered Friends - New Feature Exhibit
01/11/12  Lunar New Year Celebration

2011
11/23/11  Old Fashioned Family Christmas
11/15/11  Book Launch: Kim Clark and Madeline Sonik
10/27/11  Remembrance Day Exhibit
11/01/11  Women's Fashions of La Belle Epoque [1890 - 1914]
10/11/11  Wonders of the Universe
08/15/11  Feature Exhibit: Women's Fashions of La Belle Epoque
08/15/11  Fall Public Programs
08/15/11  Lynne Bowen Book Launch
05/07/11  Bastion Opening
05/07/11  Feature Exhibit: Two Views
05/03/11  Heritage Commission Award for Bastion Restoration
04/21/11  Seeds & Salt Theatre Company: Bedtime Stories

04/02/11  Pamela Mar: BC Community Achievement Awards
03/20/11  Feature Exhibit: Discover South Wellington

03/01/11  Spring Break Programs
02/18/11  Sports Hall of Fame CALL FOR NOMINATIONS 2011
02/03/11  The Jim Pattison Foundation donates $10,000
01/26/11  Lunar New Year at the Nanaimo Museum

2010
12/08/10  Yesteryear Family Christmas at the Museum
12/04/10  Bastion Renovation unveiled
11/04/10  Honoured with the Museums in Motion award
11/04/10  Museums Remember...   

09/27/10  Discovering Chinatown is the newest Feature Exhibit
09/23/10  Award Winning Canadian Humourist Arthur Black at the museum
09/13/10  Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony 

09/08/10  Volunteers Needed for the Nanaimo Museum
08/17/10  Chowder Cancellation and thank yous

08/13/10  Roof taken off Nanaimo's historic Bastion
07/23/10  Nanaimo Museum's Chowder Fest Returns
07/15/10  2010 Sports Hall of Fame Inductees Announced
07/14/10  Nanaimo Museum Opens the Coal Mine Experience
05/30/10  Acres of Dreams: Settling the Canadian Praries settles in Nanaimo
05/20/10  Passion for the Bastion a Cannon Art Affair

05/06/10  The Forgotten Genocide presented at the Nanaimo Museum
04/22/10  Sidney Sharmin donates $50,000 to Bastion
04/21/10  Cannon Art Affair during Empire Days
04/19/10  Bastion Block Party to help raise funds
04/15/10  Harbour City Photo Club presents two workshops
03/30/10  Hudson's Bay Company donates $80,000 to Nanaimo Bastion

03/18/10  Celebrating 25th Anniversary of Rick Hansen's Tour
03/10/10  Nanaimo Astronomy offers The Night Sky at the museum.
03/01/10  Nanaimo Bastion Remediation
03/01/10  Spring Break Workshops at the Nanaimo Museum
02/15/10  Literary Luminaries at the Nanaimo Museum
02/12/10  City of Nanaimo's Torch finds permanent home

01/21/10  Sports Hall of Fame CALL FOR NOMINATIONS 
01/20/10  Lunar New Year at the Nanaimo Museum 
01/07/10  Retro-active: A Blend of Tools and Art ~ Newest Feature

2009
12/07/09  Minister of Canadian Heritage visits the Nanaimo Museum
11/09/09  The Closet Collector Feature Exhibit
10/24/09  Nanaimo Museum hosts Author Richard Mackie
10/07/09  Photo Safari Feature Journey to Belize at the museum
10/01/09  Rust in Peace - Photography Exhibit

09/22/09  Nanaimo Museum hosts a Textil Conservation Workshop
07/21/09  Rocket Richard: The Legend The Legacy arrives in Nanaimo
07/16/09  Sports Hall of Fame Announces 2009 Inductees
06/15/09  Nanaimo Museum welcomes the Theatre In Museums project
05/15/09  Bastion Summer starts with a Bang!
05/10/09  Two Feature Exhibits in One Gallery
05/05/09  Down the Aisle and Finding Malaspina's Gallery
04/22/09  Volunteers Recognized for the work at the Nanaimo Museum
04/20/09  Voices of the Snunéymuxw Website launched in Schools
01/20/09  Local Cultural Societies Team up to Celebrate Lunar New Year
01/20/09  Call for Nominations to the Sports Hall of Fame
01/19/09  Nanaimo Museum to Feature National Exhibit

2008
09/03/08  The Nanaimo Museum - A New Era Begins!
08/20/08  Ed Yewchin becomes the Major Sponsor of the Coal Mine
06/25/08  Sports Hall of Fame Inagural Inductees
05/22/08  Rotary Clubs join together as New Major Sponsor
01/29/08  Nanaimo Community Foundation Sponsors New Museum
01/25/08  Seniors Magazine Publishes Article from the Nanaimo Museum
01/21/08  Sports Hall of Fame Gets a Home in the New Nanaimo Museum

2007 
11/01/07  As Far As Fundraising Goes, It Just Keeps Getting Better

2006
12/12/06  Gallery 223 Presents Nanaimo: A Photographic History
10/14/06  Jan Peterson launches Harbour City: Nanaimo in Transition


Nanaimo Museum featured on CHEK TV's Island 30 in February 2009. (courtesy of Destination Nanaimo)




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